James M. Nachiondo, MD

James Nachiondo, M.D.Dr. Nachiondo is native to Northern Nevada, having grown up in Winnemucca. He attended Santa Clara University for undergraduate studies, and he remained in the San Francisco Bay Area for three more years working in the biotechnology research arena. In 1994, Dr. Nachiondo returned to his home state to attend medical school. After completing seven years of post-medical school training in Portland, Oregon, family and the lifestyle that Reno offers were vital reasons for his return to the area once again, joining Gastroenterology Consultants.

Dr. Nachiondo enjoys working at GIC due to the collegiality and the amazing level of skill displayed by all providers. He notes that the staff is exceptional and strives to be part of the medical team, providing excellent GI/Hepatology care to the region. He enjoys working in all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology, with special interests in the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract and nutrition.

Dr. Nachiondo is active in both national and local professional organizations. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American College of Physicians. Locally, he is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Chairman of the Enteral Tube Team Subcommittee-Renown Institute for Digestive and Liver Care, Planning Committee member of the Alimentary Update and Board Member of Care Chest of Sierra Nevada.

Between caring for patients, keeping up to date with the latest in the GI field and his leadership roles in the community, Dr. Nachiondo still finds the time to enjoy skiing, scuba diving, traveling, running and spending quality time with family and his Yellow Labrador, Daisy. He is proud of his Spanish and Basque heritage and celebrates diversity.

Located At:

Reno – South Meadows:
10619 Professional Circle
Reno, Nevada 89521
Phone: 775-852-4848
Fax: 775-850-5763

Accepting new patients:

Dr. Nachiondo is accepting new patients

Primary Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Medical Education:

University of Nevada School of Medicine: 1994-1998

Residency:

Internal Medicine: 1998-2001
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

Fellowship:

Gastroenterology and Hepatology: 2002-2005
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine: 2001
Subspecialty Board in Gastroenterology: 2006

In Practice Since:

2001

Honors and Awards:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha (medical honor society): elected 1997
  • American Federation for Clinical Research (AFCR), Subspecialty award in Adolescent Medicine: 1996
  • Mentoring in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower: 2003
  • Conference for Young Clinical Investigators in Gastroenterology: 2004

 

GI Consultants is accredited by the following: Nevada Colon Cancer Partnership, Screen for Life, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc., Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, American College of Physicians - Internal Medicine, and is Board Certified by the American College of Gastroenterology.